Ross-on-Wye, which has the original name of Ross. The name change came about from a traveling photographer cum postcard seller who decided that Ross-on-Wye was more poetic and hence would sell more photos.
Famous for it´s outstanding scenery and the horseshoe bend in the river on it´s arrival before wilton castle. Charles Dickens supposedly stayed here in what is now the Royal hotel and Admiral Nelson had a summer house and garden here.
The old part of town is build from red sandstone and black and white timbered houses with the market house in the centre which is still used as a market on Thursdays and Saturdays.
River trips, castles, horseriding, very good antigue shops.
"Ross market house"
Fine sandstone market house in the centre of town. Originally it housed the library on the first floor. Still used on Thursday and Saturday for fruit and veg market alongside books, cheeses etc.